Rutgers Athletics Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON PER ENTRY PERIOD.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

THIS SWEEPSTAKES COMPRISES A SERIES OF EIGHT SEPARATE DRAWINGS AND AN ENTRY MUST BE MADE IN EACH SEPARATE ENTRY PERIOD TO BE ENTERED IN THAT ENTRY PERIOD’S DRAWING.

BY SUBMITTING ANY ENTRY, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

Eligibility. This Rutgers Athletics Men’s Basketball sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to all natural persons who are legal residents of New York or New Jersey, who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry.  Void outside of New York or New Jersey.  This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

Sponsor.  The Sweepstakes sponsor is Jackpocket Inc. (the “Sponsor”), located at 145 W 45th St, Floor 12, New York, New York 10036.  Sponsor, the Released Parties (as defined below) and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assignees, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such individuals, are not eligible to participate.  Sponsor will conduct the Sweepstakes substantially as described in these Official Rules.

Entry Periods.

This Sweepstakes begins and ends as set forth in the chart below (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Period is divided into eight (8) separate entry periods for eight (8) separate drawings (each, an “Entry Period”) as defined in the chart below.

Entry Period Start Date / Time End Date / Time Approximate Drawing Date / Time
Entry Period 1 - RU vs Nebraska

January 5, 2022 /

8:00 AM ET

January 7, 2022 /

11:59 AM ET

January 7, 2022 /

12:00 PM ET

Entry Period 2 - RU vs Iowa

January 9, 2022 /

8:00 AM ET

January 17, 2022 /

11:59 AM ET

January 17, 2022 /

12:00 PM ET

Entry Period 3 - RU vs Maryland

January 20, 2022 /

8:00 AM ET

January 24, 2022 /

11:59 AM ET

January 24, 2022 /

12:00 PM ET

Entry Period 4 - RU vs Michigan St.

January 26, 2022 /

8:00 AM ET

February 4, 2022 /

11:59 AM ET

February 4, 2022 /

12:00 PM ET

Entry Period 5 - RU vs Ohio St.

February 6, 2022 /

8:00 AM ET

 

February 8, 2022 /

11:59 AM ET

 

February 8, 2022 /

12:00 PM ET

Entry Period 6 - RU vs Illinois

February 10, 2022 /

8:00 AM ET

February 15, 2022 /

11:59 AM ET

February 15, 2022 /

12:00 PM ET

Entry Period 7- RU vs Wisconsin

February 17, 2022 /

8:00 AM ET

February 24, 2022 /

11:59 AM ET

February 24, 2022 /

12:00 PM ET

Entry Period 8 - RU vs Penn St.

February 27, 2022 /

8:00 AM ET

March 4, 2022 /

11:59 AM ET

March 4, 2022 /

12:00 PM ET

How to Enter.  During the applicable Entry Period, place a lottery ticket order on the Jackpocket mobile application and use promo code: RU at checkout.  All entries for Entry Period 1 must be received between 8:00 AM ET on January 5, 2022 and 11:59 AM ET on January 7, 2022 to be eligible.  All entries for Entry Period 2 must be received between 8:00 AM ET on January 9, 2022 and 11:59 AM ET on January 17, 2022 to be eligible.  All entries for Entry Period 3 must be received between 8:00 AM ET on January 20, 2022 and 11:59 AM ET on January 24, 2022 to be eligible. All entries for Entry Period 4 must be received between 8:00 AM ET on January 26, 2022 and 11:59 AM ET on February 4, 2022 to be eligible. All entries for Entry Period 5 must be received between 8:00 AM ET on February 6, 2022 and 11:59 AM ET on February 8, 2022 to be eligible. All entries for Entry Period 6 must be received between 8:00 AM ET on February 10, 2022 and 11:59 AM ET on February 15, 2022 to be eligible. All entries for Entry Period 7 must be received between 8:00 AM ET on February 17, 2022 and 11:59 AM ET on February 24, 2022 to be eligible. All entries for Entry Period 8 must be received between 8:00 AM ET on February 27, 2022 and 11:59 AM ET on March 4, 2022 to be eligible.

The promo code does not provide a discount to purchase and is used to keep track of entries. For new users, placing an order will require downloading the Jackpocket mobile application, opening and registering an account, and funding the account prior to placing the order.  All use of the Jackpocket mobile application is subject to its general terms and conditions at jackpocket.com/tos.

Free Entry.  To enter for free, during the applicable Entry Period, go to the website, https://jackpocket.typeform.com/to/LLcvH8S1, and complete the typeform on such website with your full name, phone number, mailing address and email address (the “Free Entry”).

Limitations on Entries. LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON PER ENTRY PERIOD.  No third party entry or entry through any sweepstakes service is permitted.  Any person who attempts or otherwise encourages the entry of multiple entries or false contact information under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage multiple or false entries, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be disqualified.  Use of robotic entry devices (including but not limited to entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means) is strictly prohibited.

Winners and Prizes. 

Entry Period 1: One (1) total winner will receive two (2) 100-level tickets to the Rutgers Men’s Basketball vs Nebraska game on January 8, 2022 at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey. Approximate retail value to each winner: $488.00 USD.

Entry Period 2: One (1) total winner will receive two (2) 100-level tickets to the Rutgers Men’s Basketball vs Iowa game on January 19, 2022 at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey. Approximate retail value to each winner: $488.00 USD.

Entry Period 3: One (1) total winner will receive two (2) 100-level tickets to the Rutgers Men’s Basketball vs Maryland game on January 25, 2022 at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey. Approximate retail value to each winner: $488.00 USD.

Entry Period 4: One (1) total winner will receive two (2) 100-level tickets to the Rutgers Men’s Basketball vs Michigan St. game on February 5, 2022 at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey. Approximate retail value to each winner: $488.00 USD.

Entry Period 5: One (1) total winner will receive two (2) 100-level tickets to the Rutgers Men’s Basketball vs Ohio St. game on February 9, 2022 at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey. Approximate retail value to each winner: $488.00 USD.

Entry Period 6: One (1) total winner will receive two (2) 100-level tickets to the Rutgers Men’s Basketball vs Illinois game on February 16, 2022 at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey. Approximate retail value to each winner: $488.00 USD.

Entry Period 7: One (1) total winner will receive two (2) 100-level tickets to the Rutgers Men’s Basketball vs Wisconsin game on February 26, 2022 at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey. Approximate retail value to each winner: $488.00 USD.

Entry Period 8: One (1) total winner will receive two (2) 100-level tickets to the Rutgers Men’s Basketball vs Penn St. game on March 6, 2022 at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey. Approximate retail value to each winner: $488.00 USD.

Any difference between the stated approximate retail value and actual value of the prize will not be awarded.  All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are solely each winner’s responsibility, including any applicable federal, state, and local taxes.  Each winner understands there are inherent risks involved in travel to and from, and attendance to, Jersey Mike’s Arena, and these risks may be present before, during, and after the event.  Winner agrees to accept the prize “as is” and entrants hereby acknowledge that Sponsor, Rutgers University and Rutgers Athletics (together with Rutgers University, “RU”) are not in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee relative to the prizes, including warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier.

Each winner and winner’s guest must comply with all guidelines and rules for entry into Jersey Mike’s Arena, as may be applicable. Each winner and winner’s guest must conduct themselves at all times in a socially responsible, appropriate and well-behaved manner; RU and/or venue may eject the winner and/or winner’s guest from the venue if the winner and/or winner’s guest behave in an inappropriate, belligerent or unruly manner as determined by RU, and/or venue in their sole discretion; and, under such circumstances, RU, and/or venue shall NOT have any liability or obligation to the winner and/or winner’s guest of any kind.  Additional terms and conditions may apply to Jersey Mike’s Arena and its surrounding events for which Sponsor or RU shall not be responsible or liable in any way for any cancellations, losses or damages.

Drawing.  Winners will be selected in eight separate random drawings from among all eligible entries collected during the Entry Periods taking place on or about January 7, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET for Entry Period 1; January 17, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET for Entry Period 2; January 24, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET for Entry Period 3; February 4, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET for Entry Period 4; February 8, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET for Entry Period 5; February 15, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET for Entry Period 6; February 24, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET for Entry Period 7; and March 4 , 2022 at 12:00 PM ET for Entry Period 8, each at the Sponsor’s place of business.  The drawings will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions and interpretations on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes and these Official Rules are final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or winner and may refuse to award a prize to a person who is not eligible or has violated a rule, gained unfair advantage in the Sweepstakes, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means, to be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  If there is a dispute about the identity of an entrant, prize will be awarded to the natural person associated with the account or provided by email.  If a winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with the Sweepstakes rules, such winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be awarded the prize in a separate random drawing at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners will be notified by phone and/or email associated with their Jackpocket account or Free Entry.  Inability of Sponsor to contact winner by telephone and/or email within twelve (12) hours after selection may result in disqualification of such winner and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Prize will be sent to each winner by email within twenty-four (24) hours (or prior to the start of the respective basketball game associated with the prize if within less than twenty-four (24) hours) after such winner has been notified and accepted the prize.  If a prize is returned as undeliverable, then such prize will be forfeited and another winner may be randomly drawn.

Odds. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible participants, according to the eligibility requirements in the Sweepstakes.

WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE ANY SPONSOR-OWNED WEBSITE OR MOBILE APPLICATION OR RELATED SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE, THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE INTERFERE WITH OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

General Terms.  By entering this Sweepstakes, entrant acknowledges and accepts to abide by the Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse, disqualify, or withdraw any entry at any time.  Sponsor, RU and the Released Parties (as defined below) will not be responsible for any injury, damage, or loss of any kind arising out of your participation in the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance of a prize. 

ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR, RU, JERSEY MIKE’S ARENA AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS AND ASSIGNEES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM ANY AGAINST ANY OR ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, INJURIES, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR ACCEPTANCE OF A PRIZE (INCLUDING AS A RESULT OF THE NOVEL COVID-19 VIRUS).  THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST, LATE, INCOMPLETE, INACCURATE, STOLEN, MISDIRECTED, UNDELIVERED OR GARBLED ENTRIES OR EMAIL; OR FOR LOST, INTERRUPTED OR UNAVAILABLE NETWORK, SERVER, INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER (ISP), WEBSITE, OR OTHER CONNECTIONS, AVAILABILITY OR ACCESSIBILITY OR MISCOMMUNICATIONS OR FAILED COMPUTER, SATELLITE, TELEPHONE OR CABLE TRANSMISSIONS, LINES, OR TECHNICAL FAILURE OR JUMBLED, SCRAMBLED, DELAYED, OR MISDIRECTED TRANSMISSIONS OR COMPUTER HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE MALFUNCTIONS, FAILURES OR DIFFICULTIES, OR OTHER ERRORS OR DIFFICULTIES OF ANY KIND WHETHER HUMAN, MECHANICAL, ELECTRONIC, COMPUTER, NETWORK, TYPOGRAPHICAL, PRINTING OR OTHERWISE RELATING TO OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ERRORS OR DIFFICULTIES WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, THE PROCESSING OF ENTRIES, THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PRIZES OR IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED MATERIALS.  THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE ALSO NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY SITE USERS, TAMPERING, HACKING, OR BY ANY EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PARTICIPANTS' OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON'S COMPUTER RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, each winner grants Sponsor and RU a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use winner’s name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or likeness without further authorization, compensation, or remuneration of any kind for advertising, promotion and other publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, including, without limitation, in social media advertisements and announcements.

Winner’s Name.  The names of the winners (the “Winner List”) are available only for thirty (30) days after Entry Period 8 for the Sweepstakes ends.  To receive the name of winners, where permitted by law, and/or a printed copy of the Sweepstakes Official Rules, please contact Sponsor by email at rutgersbasketball@jackpocket.com.  All requests for the Winner List must be received by Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET.

The Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes at any time without prior notice.

 

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